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Connecting the Dots for Multi-Dimensional Mapping – CCA Conference May 25-27th

The 45th Annual CCA Conference and General Meeting is fully online due to the extended COVID19 pandemic, registration is only $20 and open to everyone …

GeoIgnite: Leadership in Times of Disruption

Join us virtually this year for Canada’s National Geospatial Leadership: GeoIgnite conference on July 22nd to 24th, 2020!
GeoIgnite is a unique opportunity for geospatial community in Canada and abroad to learn, share and engage with one another at our virtual conference.

2020 GeoIgnite – Geospatial and Location Technology Event

GoGeomatics Canada announced that GeoIgnite 2020 will take place in Ottawa from June 22th to 24th. The conference will bring together experts from across Canada and the globe and will provide an opportunity to Canadian businesses and all levels of government to come together to understand the opportunities and linkages between the worlds of Artificial Intelligence, Remote Sensing, Augmented Reality, BIM, Cybersecurity, and geospatial data and tools.

Esri Canada User Conferences

Find out why over 4 thousand users from the Canadian geospatial community attend various Esri User Conferences every year …

GÉOMTL 2019 Conference

More than just an event, GÉOMTL 2019 is an immersive experience that allows people to meet, exchange information, and discover innovations in the field for the geomatics community.

GeoAlberta 2019

GeoAlberta 2019 will be the industry’s top knowledge-sharing opportunity in Western Canada. With surveyors, GIS specialists, municipalities, oil and gas, planners, and governmental policy makers all under one roof, there’s plenty of opportunity to hear about the newest applications of technology and where the industry is headed.

MGUG 2019 Fall Conference

Every year MGUG host their annual Fall Conference that brings together over 300 GIS professionals from the private sector, government, non profits, and academics. It provides geospatial users in Manitoba an opportunity to learn more about the latest software innovations …

CCA2019 Mapping Our Values – Prince George, BC May 22-24

Communicating with maps and relevant spatial data is an important part of moving ahead through pressure of climate change impacts and other resource economy demands. The conference aims to represent the values of Canadian Cartography.

GeoIgnite, a new Geospatial National Conference

This inaugural event will bring together senior members of the government, business executives, and thought leaders in the IT and location technology sectors in our nation’s capital.

2015 GIS in Education and Research Conference

GIS in Education and Research Conference

2015 GIS in Education and Research Conference

The Second edition of the GIS in Education and Research Conference, organized by Esri Canada in partnership with the University of Toronto was held at Hart House last Monday ( November 30, 2015).  The venue of the conference: Hart House has a unique distinction of being one of the earliest collegiate Gothic Style student center’s which opened to public on Remembrance Day in 1919.Michael Goodchild at GIS in Education and Research Conference

The GIS in Education and Research Conference was primarily aimed at sharing the research findings from all areas of GIS applications while fostering networking among students, professors and teachers from universities, colleges, and schools all across Canada.

The Conference started with the welcome address by Dr. Brent Hall, Director Education and Research with Esri Canada, followed by a plenary address from Professor Emeritus Michael Goodchild, who presented in detail the challenges of Big Data: Volume, Velocity & Variety.

This was followed by a combination of concurrent paper sessions from 10:30-12:15 on research by professors and students on four themes

  1. 3D and GeodesignMichael Goodchild at GIS in Education and Research Conference
  2. Crowdsourcing/Big Data/Open Data
  3. Glaciology/Geology
  4. Physical Processes

Following a Lunch break (12:15- 13:15) there were three concurrent sessions (13:15-14:45) on

  1. Agricultural Applications
  2. Applications in Ecology
  3. Health and Retail

Following a Break (14:45 – 15:15) there were three concurrent sessions (15:15-16:45)

  1. Crime and Emergency Management
  2. Transit Modelling and AccuracyMichael Goodchild at GIS in Education and Research Conference
  3. Data Integration / Education

There were three technical workshops conducted by Esri Canada staff which were received with great enthusiasm by the participants and were wait-listed much before the conference started.

  1. Story Telling with Maps by Jean Tong, Angela Alexander, Hayleigh Conway.
  2. Integrating R with ArcGIS by Cam Plouffe.
  3. Building Custom Web Apps with ArcGIS by Krista Amolins, Dr.Michael Leahy, Jonathan.

In addition, there was a display of Esri Canada Higher Education Scholarship posters from 2015 and submissions to this year’s Esri Young Scholar Award competition.2015 GIS in Education and Research Conference

At the exhibitors section there were exhibitor booths by Esri Canada, represented by Jean Tong, Angela and Hayleigh from Education and Research group who showcased the GIS Ambassador Program of Esri Canada. URISA Ontario was represented by Caitlin Blundell who was briefing the visitors about URISA Ontario and their various activities including their Student Membership and Bursary. Other notable exhibitors included Geospatial Niagara and Fleming College.

Overall the conference proved to be very valuable to all participants, providing great opportunity to network and learn more about research being carried out by geospatial educated people who drive the Geomatics Sector  in Canada.

  Hari Shankar Reddy Yeruva, GISP Contributing Author: Hari Shankar Reddy Yeruva, GISP is a Technology Evangelist on a mission to engage with the Professionals, Educators and Students and drive excitement around Geospatial Platforms. As an Evangelist he explores every possible opportunity to reach and inspire technical audiences to successfully discover, understand, deploy and operate the core and unique Geospatial technologies within their chosen domains. He believes in the concept of “desperately learning” and that learning is imperative if we want to solve some of the challenges our world is facing.